Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Protecting Your Family from Holiday Fires or Burns

General Health
Dear Dr. Walt, As a first responder, I know that the risk of burns increases over the holiday season because people are cooking more, putting up potentially flammable decorations, and using fireplaces and candles.  Can you remind your many readers what they can do to reduce your family’s risk? I don't want to be called to their house this holiday season. Fireman in Fargo (more…)
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Wednesday’s Ask Dr. Walt — Give Your Memory Muscle a Workout

General Health
Dear Dr. Walt, No matter what TV channel I watch, I seem to come across ads touting a product called Prevagen that suggest it can help me “experience improved memory, a sharper mind, and clearer thinking." I’ve researched it a bit. It looks like it costs about $40 per month, which would be a lot more expensive than the vitamin E and ginkgo I’ve been using. Thoughts? —Trouble Remembering in Rhode Island (more…)
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Monday Memo — How The Transgender Mandate Will Affect Faith-Based Doctors

General Health
My friend, Jonathan Imbody, who serves as the Vice President for Government Relations for the Christian Medical and Dental Association, has done a masterful job of shining a spotlight on the Obama administration's newly enacted transgender mandate. He explains what we faith-based healthcare professionals (and faith-based health institutions) need to know about this and how we can defend ourselves. (more…)
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